Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 29

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • lands: includes lands and all tenements and hereditaments connected therewith, and all rights thereto and interests therein. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
Notwithstanding any other provisions of chapter 1 or any other provision of law, the State does not consent to the acquisition by the United States, or any agent, agency or person acting under its authority or direction, of any interest in land or waters within the State to be used for the exploration, siting, construction or operation of a repository for the deep geological disposal of high-level waste, and does not cede any legislative jurisdiction over lands or waters acquired by or on behalf of the United States for such purposes.   [PL 1985, c. 802, §4 (NEW).]

PL 1985, c. 802, §4 (NEW).